Family Practice Other job located in Michigan

 
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  8478
 
Job Specialty:
 Family Practice
 
Job Type:
 Permanent
 
Job Location:
 Michigan
 
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Job Description

  • Outpatient only - no call or weekends
  • No RVUs
  • We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more

Position Overview:

(Login for Information) is the leader in employer-sponsored healthcare, dedicated to providing employees and dependents with comprehensive, accessible and superior care using evidence-based medicine. This Physician opportunity is in Midland, MI at the Dow Family Health Center. 

Thanks to over a century of innovation, the region around the Dow world headquarters is the heart of Michigan’s technology basin. Dow is one of Forbes’ “15 Best Companies to Work For” .

Located in the Great Lakes Bay region of Michigan, in 2010 Forbes ranked Midland the fourth best small city to raise a family.  The diversity and vibrant communities offer a compelling array of opportunities for education, jobs, recreation and cultural pursuits.    With convenient access to major Michigan cities and Toronto, Midland is one of only 19 cities designated as “Safe Community” by the National Safety Council. Homes in area are priced significantly lower than the national median, and the cost of living is 21 percent lower than the U.S. average.

This physician will focus on prevention and wellness, as well as evaluating, treating, and educating patients in a clinic setting. Under the supervision of a physician, performs professional medical work in the history taking, examination, diagnosis and treatment of patients according to statutory limitations. Examines and diagnoses patients and develops treatment plans. Performs testing, referral to physicians as needed, writes prescriptions, and performs administrative procedures within the scope of expertise, protocols, and available equipment.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Provides comprehensive clinical patient care through interviewing, examining and treating associates and their dependents in order to meet their health and wellness needs.  Prescribes appropriate medical treatment and clinical medications for patients and orders studies, tests and ancillary care services as required

  • Records history and physical findings, and formulates plan and prognosis, based on patient’s condition, with documentation in the medical record

  • Knowledge of a variety of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment, the desired effects, side effects, and complications of their use as well as the accurate administration of the pharmacologic agent.

  • Educates patients and/or families about preventive care, wellness ,medical issues, and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications

  • Performs physical examinations and preventive health measures within prescribed guidelines.

  • Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient’s clinical problems and health care needs

  • Demonstrate knowledge, of growth and development, and pathophysiology of disease processes, specific to age groups served.

  • Follows all established rules and guidelines of evidence based care and best clinical practice

  • Regularly reviews chronic medical conditions that require ongoing medical attention

  • Works in an independent and interdependent relationship with members of the medical staff, which allows for consultation, collaboration, or referral.

  • Refers to appropriate specialists outside the health center in a medically appropriate and efficient manner

  • Practices in a collaborative fashion consistent with the concept of a patient centered medical home , Consulting and collaborating  with the other team members  as needed regarding patient care, assessment, and education issues

Actively engages in quality improvement, leadership and compliance

  • Participates in quality improvement, continuing education, and other patient care programs established by the health center requirements for (Login for Information).

  • Advocate for clinical quality improvement in the HWC

  • Assists in the resolution of complaints, requests and inquiries from patients, (Login for Information), and clients.

  • Maintains privacy and confidentiality of all patient information according to federal and state guidelines and regulations

  • Effectively communicates with patients through technology to include email, video, telephonic, and text. While complying with (Login for Information) policy and practices

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education:

  • MD. or D.O degree from an accredited School of Medicine or Osteopathy and completion appropriate residency

  • Active Board certification or eligibility required

Experience:

  • Preferred three years ambulatory primary care practice experience;  if less than 3 years agrees to mentoring,  and  coaching, from another provider if assigned

  • Experience working with pediatric patients may be preferred depending on the HWC demographic

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills including proficiency in electronic communication

  • Experience with an EMR preferred

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: 

  • Active and unrestricted applicable licensure, with current DEA registration

  • CPR  with BLS  Certification

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